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Whether your a Parent, Nanny, Au Pair, Childminder or Babysitter - stay up to date on the latest childcare tips and advice.

Your Go-To Guide to City and County Childcare Committees in Ireland

Your Go-To Guide to City and County Childcare Committees in Ireland For parents or guardians with young children in Ireland, City and County Childcare Committees are a great avenue for learning more about your local services. You might be new to the county or area, or transitioning back to work, and so having the option…

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Language Courses for Au Pairs in Ireland – What You Need to Know

Top Tips for Finding Au Pair Language Courses in Ireland If you’re looking for a new life experience, then seeking a job as an au pair in Ireland can be a great way to do just that. Not only will you learn about a new culture, experiencing it first-hand, but you can also improve your…

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Safety Tips for Carers and Parents

Safety Tips for Carers and Parents At SureSitter trust and safety is our top priority. We want to ensure both parents and caregivers feel safe, secure, and informed when using our platform. We are not a nanny agency and we do not vet every caregiver. Instead we provide users with the tools to enable them…

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A Fresh New Look

Feeling Good as a Mum! Let’s face it Mums during lock-down, many of us have been stuck in our loungewear at home, and while it’s comfy it may not be the most stylish. But now that businesses in Ireland are opening back up we can treat ourselves to a fresh new look! As a Mum,…

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How much should I pay my babysitter?

How much are babysitters paid in Ireland? Wondering what’s the average babysitting rate is in Ireland? How much should you pay your babysitter? There are no laws or regulations to determine this. The rate you pay your babysitter is dependent on a number of factors including location, experience and age. In general, parents hire babysitters…

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Au Pair Rights in Ireland

What are your rights as an Au Pair in Ireland? Au Pairs in Ireland are considered employees and have the same rights as any other employee, including the right to minimum wage. The minimum wage in Ireland increased to €10.50 (from €10.20) from 1 February 2021. Minimum wage rates – Au Pair Ireland   Minimum…

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Skin Care for new mums

Our skin is beautiful and we sometimes forget to look after it especially as a new Mum when time is precious. The skin does so much for our bodies including; protecting us from microbes and other harmful elements, permitting the sensations or touch and regulating the body temperature. Aside from its functions, it plays a…

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How to find nanny Jobs?

How to Find Nanny Jobs near me – 4 Simple Steps Becoming a professional nanny is not as easy as it looks. Being a nanny you have to be passionate about your profession and know the ins and outs of this career. If you are looking to become a nanny and are wondering where to…

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Babysitting Jobs: How to find Babysitting Jobs Near Me?

How to find Babysitting Jobs Near Me? Finding the perfect babysitting job isn’t always the easiest, especially when you are searching for ones near you. However, we are here to provide you with the best advice that will help you find that perfect babysitting job without the hassle of commuting too far.  First, when it…

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A Handy Tool to Boost Confidence!

Sometimes you want to make yourself feel prettier on the outside, and that’s okay! If you want to dye your hair, do. If you want to put on tan, then do… There’s nothing wrong with spending a little bit of time on your body, once you remind yourself that you’re more than that. You are…

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